We dismiss someone’s point, not on whether it is based in facts or reason, but because of what group they are in or because they are not in our group.
The COVID-19 crisis has created an intriguing question and debate regarding whether churches can do Holy Communion, virtually.
“How did you come to visit Silverdale Lutheran?” I asked a new, now very faithful and connected couple, over a latte at a local coffee shop. Their reply was amazing […]
By Pastor Paula Burchill Many years ago in a mom’s group I was a part of, we were having a conversation about our kids. If I remember correctly, many of […]
I am pleased that a number of folks have engaged in follow up conversations about the language I used in my last sermon about living “behind” vs. out “in front” […]
By Pastor Paula Lund Burchill I have used First Corinthians, chapter 12 on so many retreats and with so many groups and with so many bible campers, I don’t […]
By Pastor Paula Lund Burchill [This was previously published on SoundCloud] I have been continuing to look at some of my favorite lines in the bible. This one is […]
By Pastor Paula Lund Burchill This devotion was previously published on SoundCloud. For my next several devotions, I’m going to share what are in my humble opinion some of the […]
By Pastor Paula Lund Burchill A few weeks ago, I presided at a graveside service and we read those amazing and timeless words from the 23rd Psalm. Yea, though […]
By Pastor Paula Lund Burchill [This blog was previously recorded on SoundCloud] My son graduated a little over a week ago–so we heard a few speeches. One was by […]
By Pastor Paula Lund Burchill Holy Week will be a totally new experience for us this year. As the week begins this Sunday April 5, we will watch Palm […]
By Pastor Paula Lund Burchill We have been sharing devotions with you most days this week, and will continue to do so. You get them in an email. They are […]